hi steve ! in the exit north promotional images, in the one where youre sitting down, propped on your knee is a block of… something. mind if I ask what this “something” is? (sorry for the stupid question buts its been bugging me for a while now) w/ love, bug :o]

Hi Bug
It is this
The photographer Thron Ullberg, renowned for his portraiture work, wanted to incorporate it into the shot. I think it breaks up the image and provides a good focal point and additional texture and perhaps makes people wonder why. Portrait photographers often incorporate props for these reasons.